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10-17-2013, 01:13 PM
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Originally Posted by jazzykat View Post
On a somewhat off topic question: can someone provide links to a few good videos that show "how to load your stick". I am 200lbs and reasonably strong . I should be able to easily load a stick that is 85 flex (after it is cut) if my technique is good (which it is not) yet I have a lot of trouble loading it.
Proper shooting technique is such a difficult thing to explain, especially since there is truly more than one "correct" way to do it. If I were to recommend one (former) NHL player to try to emulate for wrist shots, it would be Joe Sakic. He's not a very big guy by NHL standards, but has a laser for a shot. If you watch video of him, you'll see how much he leans over/forward to load up. This is the weight transfer I was referring to.

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